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Erie Charter School Students Take On Aerial Adventure at Peek'n Peak

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As the school year comes to a close, some teachers are turning to non-traditional lesson plans.
Friday, students from the Robert Benjamin Wiley Charter School, took their learning to new heights.

We tagged along, as they took on the Aerial Adventure Course at Peek'N Peak.
18 students with the school's 8th grade student government, got strapped in before they headed out to Adventure Park.
The ropes course has been open for a week now.

And the children got the opportunity to experience it as a group Friday.
For some of the kids, it's a once in a lifetime opportunity.
You can clearly see they're having a great time, but they're also learning a lot about the importance of teamwork, and conquering their fears.

"I was a little scared at first, but then I decided yeah, I love it and I'm gonna fly through it," said 8th grader Donovan Skibinski.
"I'm really scared of heights, but I would like to come here again," said 8th grader Ashunique Blue.
"I'm so excited to see them embracing their fears," said the students teacher, Jessica Armant. "At the Robert Benjamin Wiley Charter School, we talk about being able to face future challenges and I thought that this would be a great experience for them and test their limits. I'm so impressed with the ones that said they were afraid of heights and are just tackling this course," Armant added.


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